For couples who are about to start their first IVF cycle, life is not easy. Just listening to the doctor mention IVF can have a devastating effect. However, undergoing IVF treatment is not as scary as you may think.

Why Watch a Video?

To understand the treatment a little better, and to know what is in store for you, you should watch videos which walk you through the IVF process in detail.

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The Treatment Cycle 

You can learn about the entire treatment cycle, beginning from the time you book your first appointment to the time the embryo is transferred into your uterus. When you watch the videos, you may have certain questions, which you can then clarify with your fertility doctor.

Some husbands may think that watching these videos is a waste of time. Why should patients have to worry about the technical minutiae ? Isn;t this the doctor's job ? Why not let him to do it ? They are concerned that watching these videos will cause their wifes to worry needlessly, and some women do start obsessing about every little thing which can go wrong. completely futile. However watching the videos can help you understand the entire process, and make you better informed about what IVF treatment involves, so you are better prepared.

This can be really reassuring and comforting for those couples who are perturbed by the thoughts of undergoing IVF treatment because their heads are full of myths and misconceptions. Viewing the video will help, as you will know what to expect , so that there are no unexpected surprises. Ignorance is not bliss, and knowledge can be power, so do your homework before starting your IVF cycle !

Familiarize Yourself 

Knowing more about a treatment that you are soon to undergo is not only reassuring, but also highly liberating. You will get familiar with each step and all the technology and skill required in making that step successful. The video of the procedure will most likely also make you more comfortable with your doctor, who is going to be holding your hand during this journey . Knowing how your doctor will use medical technology to help you to have a baby can have a deeply calming effect.

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To get more comfortable with IVF treatment , it is a good idea to watch a video of the IVF procedure . These videos will help you learn more about the IVF process.

Authored by : Dr Aniruddha Malpani, MD and reviewed by Dr Anjali Malpani.

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